Hill County jobless rate down slightly
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John Kelleher Havre Daily News [email protected]
Hill County's unemployment rate declined slightly in September, while the jobless rate in Montana and nationwide rose slightly. The jobless rate in Hill County was 5.1 percent, down from 5.2 percent in August, according to figures released by the state Department of Labor and Industry Montana's jobless rate was 5.9 percent, up .1 percentage point from August. The national unemployment rate went up from 9.7 percent to 9.8 percent. Montana Labor Commissioner Keith Kelly saw the bright...